Welcome back, everyone! We will be turning on cameras at the Decorah and Decorah North nests on Monday, October 5, at noon central time. Our Decorah moderators will be celebrating with a special one-hour chat to launch the new season. We hope you can join us at our website: https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-eagles/ and https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-north-nest/ or at explore.org. I think you are going to love John’s new cameras and microphones! We look forward to seeing you!
Where are our eaglets? D27, D35, and D36 all sent postcards this week! Here is what we know… D35 is still enjoying east central Minnesota, although she has made her way a little south from Princeton/Cambridge to the Elk River area, passing within a mile of our Great River Energy peregrine falcon nestbox. Breezy and Brooklyn could have easily seen her from their vantage point high atop the new nest pole! Unsurprisingly, she’s also spent some time at the large
It’s September! The eaglets have fledged and our eagle Moms and Dads are at their lowest point of attachment to their nests, which makes it the perfect time for camera work. We don’t have a cam turn-on date yet (although I will post as soon as we do!), but here is a rough outline of our tasks: At N2B: We’ll be replacing three cameras and two microphones at N2B, cleaning everything up, and doing a little trimming around the nest
Looking for remote learning resources? We’ve added ten new Google classroom-ready lessons to our education website! Don’t use Google Classroom? You can use the embedded slideshow to teach the lesson! Google classroom-ready lessons: https://raptorresource.education/category/google-classroom-ready/ Our education website: https://www.raptorresource.education
Story and photos by Robin Brumm I got up at Dark O’clock to head to Decorah. It had been a week since the camera went down and I wanted to see if D36 was still around, and I was going to meet a friend there. When I got to the hatchery, Mom was on the new maple tree. My friend said she had heard squeeing and saw a juvie fly to the southwest before I got there, but she wasn’t